Quick Mount PV Appoints Jeff Spies, Sam Cast to Vice President Positions

"Both Jeff and Sam have already played pivotal roles in their time with the company," said Quick Mount PV President Ken Lewis

WALNUT CREEK, CA (Oct. 3, 2012) -- Quick Mount PV, a leading manufacturer of flashed solar roof mounts, announced the appointment of Jeff Spies and Sam Cast to the positions of Vice President of Business Development and Vice President of Operations, respectively.

Spies joined Quick Mount PV in 2011 as Business Development Manager. In his new role, he will oversee the company's business development, training, and tech support functions, and lead company initiatives with industry partners.

Cast joined Quick Mount PV in 2011 as Operations Manager. As VP of Operations, he will direct all production activities, including supply chain management, manufacturing plans and schedules, and production and quality control standards.

"Both Jeff and Sam have already played pivotal roles in their time with the company," said Quick Mount PV President Ken Lewis. "We expect the positive impact they have on their respective areas and the company as a whole will be even more far-reaching."

Spies has been on the forefront of solar training since his entry into the PV industry in 2007. Thousands of people have attended his trainings and he is a regular speaker at major industry tradeshows and conferences. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Spies also serves as Secretary for the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP).

Before joining Quick Mount PV, Cast was Operations Manager at Safepath Industries, where he developed a new production process to enhance the appearance of the company's products, resulting in record sales. Cast has held operations management and supervisory positions in the building trades since 1984, including green building and solar installation.

"The addition of Sam and Jeff to our executive team further strengthens company management," said Lewis. "We are better positioned than ever to maintain our leadership position in the solar roof mounting market."

About Quick Mount PV

Founded in 2006, Quick Mount PV manufactures building-code-compliant, waterproof mounts used to secure solar electric (PV) and solar water heating systems to residential and commercial rooftops. The company currently employs 65 people in its 90,000 square foot facility in Walnut Creek, Calif. Quick Mount PV pioneered the adoption of roofing best practices in the solar industry and has grown to become the industry's leading seller of flashed rooftop solar mounting systems. All company products are designed, engineered and manufactured at its northern California facility. Visit quickmountpv.com for more information.

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